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Progress in the Clinical Application of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Treating Hepatic Fibrosis

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DOI: 10.23977/medcm.2023.050415 | Downloads: 4 | Views: 150

Author(s)

Nuannuan Yu 1, Xingwu Yang 2, Chunxia Zhang 1

Affiliation(s)

1 Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, Shaanxi, 712046, China
2 Affiliated Hospital of Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, Shaanxi, 712000, China

Corresponding Author

Xingwu Yang

ABSTRACT

Liver fibrosis is a kind of chronic disease process, is a common characteristic of many kinds of chronic liver diseases, If not alleviated and treated as soon as possible, it may deteriorate to cirrhosis or even liver cancer, which seriously reduces the quality of life of patients and endangers their life and health.Western medicine in the treatment of liver fibrosis has not yet clear drugs, but the clinical has proved that traditional Chinese medicine in the treatment of liver fibrosis has a good effect.Through the combination of a variety of traditional Chinese medicine, TCM exerts its multi-target and multi-mechanism therapeutic effect, reduces the side effects of drugs, and has some advantages in the prevention and treatment of liver fibrosis. The TCM dialectics of liver fibrosis are mainly divided into dampness and heat of liver and gallbladder, blockage of blood, Yin deficiency of liver and kidney, liver depression and spleen deficiency. It follows the treatment methods of clearing heat and detoxifying, promoting blood circulation and removing stasis, and fuzheng and tonifying deficiency. The liver fibrosis was delayed and treated by the use of Chinese medicine compound, Chinese medicine monomer, acupuncture, acupoint application, acupoint injection, ear point pressure and other methods. Based on the analysis and summary of the literatures related to liver fibrosis in recent years, this paper summarizes the anti-liver fibrosis of traditional Chinese medicine, in order to provide reference for the clinical treatment of liver fibrosis.

KEYWORDS

Hepatic Fibrosis, Review, TCM, Chinese Medicine Monomer, Chinese Medicine Compound Formula

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Nuannuan Yu, Xingwu Yang, Chunxia Zhang, Progress in the Clinical Application of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Treating Hepatic Fibrosis. MEDS Chinese Medicine (2023) Vol. 5: 107-113. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/medcm.2023.050415.

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